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Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer 'couldn't be happier' with resurgent season, hopes to pick up another title
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Shanghai Masters: Roger Federer 'couldn't be happier' with resurgent season, hopes to pick up another title

Looming in Shanghai is a potential clash in the final between Federer and Rafael Nadal, whose friendly rivalry has blossomed anew this year as they force the next generation to wait their turn.

US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on course for first-ever clash as key players pull out
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US Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer on course for first-ever clash as key players pull out

Their rivalry has stretched 13 years and 37 matches but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer have never met at the US Open, a staggering anomaly which seems certain to be corrected at 2017's concluding Grand Slam.

Roger Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title: A look at the numbers behind his record-breaking career
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Roger Federer wins 8th Wimbledon title: A look at the numbers behind his record-breaking career

A close look at the numbers behind Swiss Maestro Roger Federer's brilliant tennis career.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer can match my longevity, says Australian legend Ken Rosewall
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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer can match my longevity, says Australian legend Ken Rosewall

Ken Rosewall has retained the title of the oldest men's grand slam champion in the professional era for 45 years after lifting the 1972 Australian Open trophy at the age of 37.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer handed 85th win at All England Club after Alexandr Dolgopolov retires
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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer handed 85th win at All England Club after Alexandr Dolgopolov retires

Roger Federer was 6-3, 3-0 ahead when the Ukrainian retired from the first round match on Centre Court with an ankle injury after just 43 minutes.

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer resumes quest for 8th title, World No 1 Angelique Kerber in action on Day 2
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Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer resumes quest for 8th title, World No 1 Angelique Kerber in action on Day 2

Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic will play first-round matches on Centre Court, and there is little reason to believe either will have much trouble

Mercedes Cup: Roger Federer's comeback ends in Round 1 at hands of Tommy Haas
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Mercedes Cup: Roger Federer's comeback ends in Round 1 at hands of Tommy Haas

Federer also held match point in his only other defeat this year to Russia's Evgeny Donskoy in Dubai.

French Open 2017: Andy Murray downs Kei Nishikori to set up semi-final showdown with Stan Wawrinka
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French Open 2017: Andy Murray downs Kei Nishikori to set up semi-final showdown with Stan Wawrinka

World number one Andy Murray advanced to his fifth French Open semi-final on Wednesday, defeating Japanese eighth seed Kei Nishikori 2-6, 6-1, 7-6 (0), 6-1.

French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka defeats Marin Cilic to become oldest semi-finalist in 32 years
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French Open 2017: Stan Wawrinka defeats Marin Cilic to become oldest semi-finalist in 32 years

Third seed Stan Wawrinka, the 2015 title winner, has not lost a set on his way to a third successive semi-final in Paris. He brushed aside Marin Cilic 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.

Qatar Open: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic on collision course after booking semis berth
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Qatar Open: Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic on collision course after booking semis berth

Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic remain on collision course for their first major meeting of the season after both won through to the Qatar Open semi-finals on Thursday.

Moody Nick Kyrgios may get a firebrand coach, as Jimmy Connors volunteers
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Moody Nick Kyrgios may get a firebrand coach, as Jimmy Connors volunteers

Kyrgios and Connors might seem a perfect match in some ways, with both having won applause for their tennis and showmanship, and drawn condemnation for their boorish behaviour on and off the court.

Andy Murray or Stan Wawrinka? Serena Williams or Kiki Bertens? Predicting the French Open semis
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Andy Murray or Stan Wawrinka? Serena Williams or Kiki Bertens? Predicting the French Open semis

It’s semi-finals time at the French Open. Who will come out on top? Andy Murray or Stan Wawrinka? Serena Williams or Kiki Bertens? All predictions here

Roger Federer notches 1,000th match win, claims Brisbane title
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Roger Federer notches 1,000th match win, claims Brisbane title

Only retired greats Jimmy Connors (1,253) and Ivan Lendl (1,071) have won more than 1,000 matches on the men's tour.

Sharapova confirms split with coach Jimmy Connors after just one match
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Sharapova confirms split with coach Jimmy Connors after just one match

Maria Sharapova has confirmed she has severed ties with coach Jimmy Connors after one match together.

Tennis legend Jimmy Connors is Sharapova's new coach
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Tennis legend Jimmy Connors is Sharapova's new coach

Connors, 60, previously served a 19-month stint as coach for Andy Roddick from 2006 to 2008.

Images: These men ruled tennis for longest time!
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Images: These men ruled tennis for longest time!

Roger Federer surpassed Pete Sampras to set the record for most weeks at No 1 in the ATP rankings. Here's a look at other men's tennis players who were on top for quite a while.

Serena Williams: The McEnroe of women's tennis
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Serena Williams: The McEnroe of women's tennis

Think of player tantrums in tennis and McEnroe and Connors are the first names to come to mind. However, after her spate of outbursts at the US Open, Serena Williams is fast gaining the reputation of being the most ill-tempered athlete.